Head of Trading, Cryptocurrency Brokerage (Dir, MD), Dublin

Dublin
Ref: HOT-1606
Excellent Package and Share Options
Major Banking Group, Crypto Startup
Cryptocurrencies, OTC Trading, Crypto Exchange

This new Crypto Brokerage Exchange, backed by a major banking group, are bringing best market practices into the digital asset ecosystem.  They now seek a Head of Trading for their new Dublin-based Cryptocurrency Brokerage. With a good understanding of the Cryptoasset industry, you'll develop the trading & execution strategy and lead a high performance trading team in Ireland, providing matched principal brokerage services to clients through voice and electronic channels. Reporting to the Head of Prime Brokerage, this is a wonderful opportunity to run a trading team, full p&l responsibility in the exciting world crypto trading and comes with a great package and an excellent share options scheme.   [NB.  We are also looking for a Senior Crypto Trader]

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build relationships with key clients, trading counterparts & create a best-in-breed distribution and execution network.
  • Deliver products, trading and execution ideas to customers.
  • Deliver a well defined business strategy for Ireland, with measurable targets and incentives
  • Work with Risk to monitor risk limits, client exposure limits and modelling capabilities
  • Write job descriptions set objectives for direct reports (team of 3)
  • Engage with Regulatory authorities & obtain appropriate regulatory certifications.

KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong technical knowledge of an OTC trading brokerage business or a Cryptoassets prime broker or an Exchange
  • Understanding the Cryptoasset industry and business to develop and shape the trading and execution strategy
  • Understanding of the risks in product offering for borrowing and lending (Repo) and derivatives businesses.
  • Strong experience of working in Financial Market dealing rooms, interacting with traders, sales or at an Exchange
  • Experience trading either digital assets or other traditional asset classes an advantage
  • Able to engage with a varied client base about trading Cryptoassets & inspire confidence in executing with our desks.